Develop hands-on skills Take on a specific mentor role and engage in hands-on activities to further your skills in mentorship, event planning, public speaking, event promotion, social media, team coordination and teamwork, leadership, cross cultural communication, and more.
Mentor new international students Get matched with new international students whom you'll mentor as they transition into their life at CapU and in Vancouver.
Connect Expand your social and professional network across many different programs at CapU as well as countries and cultures. Make friends.
Lead Join a passion-driven network of approximately 40 Mentors with whom you'll plan, promote and organize social, cultural and educational events and activities towards enriching student life and international and intercultural student experience at CapU.
Participate in special CIE and CapU Events Depending on your interest and your level of involvement, you may be offered opportunities to participate in student panels, present for special-interest groups (e.g. international agents), and/or host campus tours.
Enhance your professional portfolio Receive a certificate of completion upon successful completion of this two-term program (fall and spring).
Receive ongoing training and coaching Participate in a two-day mandatory Mentor Training, and receive coaching and support throughout your program involvement. Some of the training topics covered include:
Event Planning and Execution
Fundraising and Sponsorship
Marketing and Promotion of Events
Mentor / Mentee Engagement / Cultural Shock and Transition
Teamwork and Teambuilding
Take on a unique role within your mentor team of six members: